Sep 26, 2012 12:00pm EDT
the globe. it is right here in the united states, the world's first on the combined eye transplant and research center. >> it opened in 1973. today, by uniting the world's largest i bank and a cutting edge research center, it is the global leader in ocular science. this man is the visionary and ceo, leading his team with a critical mantra. >> we don't want them to spend time and energy waiting six months down the road to find out that the project is not a success. what is taking three or four months other places, we can determine in less than a week. >> breakthroughs come faster as well, and here is why. they just expanded sleeping quarters on site. researchers from all over the united states and abroad can stay here and immediately study donated i to shoot before it breaks down. some 50,000 men, women, and children around the world have their sight back because of the institute and the game changer who started his career as a collector, working with families of donors. knowing that the gift will change another person's life is what drives his passion. >> they don't know who we are
Sep 24, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. in washington, wbal-tv 11 news. >> imagine 80% voter turnout in united states. believe it or not, that was a statistic in one segment of the population in 2008. the census bureau reports adults from families earning less than $20,000 a year have less than a 2% turnout. it is thought that this is because it reflects, as they think their vote will affect change. we will talk live to the stars of the nbc hit drama "law & order svu" straight ahead. plus, we will take you to new york as the nation's education leaders come together to search for solutions. >> i pressure across the east with clear conditions from baltimore to kansas city. we have rain and warmer weather. we will talk about that when we come back with the insta-weather plus forecast. plus forecast. first, a li want to try to crack it? yeah, that's the way to do it! now we need a little bit more... a little bit more vanilla? this is great! [ male announcer ] at humana, we believe there's never been a better time to share your passions... because the results... are you having fun doing this? yeah. that's a very nice cake!